Empingham Parish Council

Serving the people of Empingham

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Rowan Scholtz
9 Highfield Close, Empingham
Rutland LE15 8QB

Tel: 01780 460557

Empingham Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Empingham a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

The Clerk will be on holiday from
20th July 2017-5th August 2017
and again from
Monday 13th August-18th August.
For any enquiries during those periods please contact the Deputy Chairman,
Mr J Corby
Tel: 07743793499

Latest News

A606 40 MPH Speed Limit

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:56 by Rowan Scholtz




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Rutland County Council District Council intends to make an Order under Section 84 (1)(a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which will be to restrict the speed limit applicable to motor vehicles driven along the roads or part of roads specified in the schedule below to 40mph. More »

Full details of these proposals are set out in the draft Order which, together with a map and statement of the Council's reasons for proposing to make the Order, may be examined at the Offices of Rutland County Council, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland during office hours.

Any person wishing to object to or make representations about the proposals should write to Legal Services, Peterborough City Council, Town Hall, Bridge Street, Peterborough, PE1 1HG by 4.30pm on 20th July 2018 quoting reference JT/102752 and please note that all objectors should specify the grounds upon which their objections are made.


(i) A606 Stamford Road, 170m South of its junction with Church Street, in a southerly direction for 119m.

(ii) Bunkers Hill, from its junction with A606 Stamford Road, in a south west direction for 34m.

Dated: Thursday 28th June 2018

Helen Briggs

Chief Executive

Rutland County Council




LE15 6HP

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St. George Barracks

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:59 by Rowan Scholtz

Following initial feedback received as part of the consultation, the Council and Ministry of Defence (MOD) have extended the consultation period to 15 June 2018, in order that people have longer to view and comment on the draft plans. More »

Plans will remain on display at Oakham Library throughout this time. The feedback section of the St George's website will also remain open for comments and we will continue to accept printed questionnaires that are returned to us.

A further four public information sessions have also been added to the St George's roadshow currently making its way around the county. Details for all remaining St George's consultation events (including the four new dates) are as follows:





Presentation and drop-in session

Edith Weston Village Hall

Wednesday 23 May 2018

6.30pm to 9.00pm

Drop-in session

The Audit Hall, Empingham

Thursday 24th May 2018

6.30pm to 8.30pm

Drop-in session

Victoria Hall, Oakham

Wednesday 30th May 2018

10.00am to 2.00pm

Drop-in session

Ketton Library

Wednesday 30 May 2018

2.00pm to 8.00pm

Drop-in session

Manton Village Hall

Monday 4th June 2018

4.00pm to 8.00pm

Drop-in session

Ketton Library

Tuesday 5th June 2018

2.00pm to 6.00pm

Confirmation of the above, including dates and times for all consultation events, has been added to the St George's website: www.stgeorgesrutland.co.uk/have-your-say, as well as being shared directly with key stakeholders and the local media.

Should you have any questions please contact: stgeorges@rutland.gov.uk » Less


Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:00 by Rowan Scholtz

Empingham parish Council is seeking to co-opt members to the Parish Council.

Applications are invited from people who wish to be considered for co-option. Should you be interested in applying and you qualify under the appropriate section of the Local Government Act 1972 (see below), or require any further information, then please contact the Parish Clerk in writing by 20th October 2017 More »

Empingham Parish Clerk

Mrs R Scholtz

9 Highfield Close



LE15 8QB


Am I qualified?

You have to be:

· be a British citizen, or a citizen of the Commonwealth, or the European Union, and

· be at least 18 years old

· for the whole of the previous 12 months an elector of the Parish and either occupied or

owned/rented premises in the Parish, or resided within 3 miles of the boundary of the

Parish or had your principle or only place of work there.

You cannot:

· be the subject of a bankruptcy restriction Order or interim order

· have, with five years before the day of co-option been convicted in the UK of any

offence, and have had a prison sentence (whether suspended or not) for a period of over

three months without the option of a fine

· work for the Council you want to be a Councillor for.

Persons co-opted must receive a majority of votes of those Councillors present and voting at the meeting of the Parish Council to be held on November 1st 2017 in the Audit Hall from 7pm.